Johnston Press reportedly delays relaunch of its titles

THE publisher of several Scots local newspapers – along with The Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday – has reportedly delayed the relaunch of its titles.

Reports the holdthefrontpage website, a planned relaunch for November has been put back to next year.

All but four of its 170 or so titles – The Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday among the quartet – are scheduled for the relaunch.

Chief executive, Ashley Highfield, is said to have informed staff that feedback from a first phase relaunch had been “not so good”.